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[audio]Salty Clouds -- Groks Science Show 2012-09-12 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Particulates in the air act as nucleation sites for the formation of rain clouds. But what are they made of? On this episode, Dr. Mary Gilles discussed their discovery of potassium salts and fungi as seeds for clouds.
Keywords: atmospheric chemistry; terpenes; volatile organics; soot; LBL; Berkeley Labs; Advanced Light Source; potassium salts; soot
Downloads: 2,181
[audio]Samyeer Metrani @ WOS 3 - Audio - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Globalization II. Bridging the Digital Divide Samyeer Metrani General Manager, Mobile Computing Products, Encore Software Limited, in charge of software for the Simputer, Bangalore
Keywords: Wizards of OS 3
Downloads: 336
[movies]Samyeer Metrani @ WOS 3 - Video - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Globalization II. Bridging the Digital Divide Samyeer Metrani General Manager, Mobile Computing Products, Encore Software Limited, in charge of software for the Simputer, Bangalore
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 512
[movies]Sarah Spiekermann @ WOS 3 Video - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Privacy Enhancing Technologies Sarah Spiekermann, Assistant Professor, Institute of Information Systems, Humboldt University Berlin
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 209
[audio]SARS -- Groks Science Show 2006-05-03 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
SARS may have faded from our memory, but many key lessons can be learned from the outbreak of 2003. Karl Taro Greenfeld joined us on this program to talk about his firsthand experiences in China reporting this epidemic.
Keywords: science; SARS; epidemiology; Chinese censorship
Downloads: 4,411
[audio]Saving Digital History: A Quick and Dirty Guide, by Jason Scott (Hope 2004 Conference) - Jason Scott
From the H2K4 Program: "Knowledge doesn't move forward without history and while there have been many steps to capture the stories, lore, and data of different aspects of computer cultures, a lot of the same mistakes are made over and over. In a fast-paced talk, Jason Scott of textfiles.com busts out some ideas, tools, and mindsets towards halting the loss, bringing the stories back, and making something to build upon instead of throw away...
Keywords: Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 3,409 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Saving Normal -- Groks Science Show 2014-08-27
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) has far reaching influence beyond that of psychiatric diagnosis.  Excessive diagnosis of psychiatric disorders due to changes in the DSM may be causing more harm than good. On this episode, Dr. Allen Frances discussed saving normal.
Keywords: psychiatry; diagnosis; groks; science
[audio]Saving Wine from Destruction -- Groks Science Show 2005-07-13 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Vineyards across Europe were nearly destroyed in the late 1800s by a pestilent aphid known as Phylloxera vastatrix. The scientific quest to discover a remedy and save wine for the world was discussed on this program with Mr. Christy Campbell.
Downloads: 4,028
[audio]Science and Politics -- Groks Science Show 2006-01-25 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
While scientific inquiry leads to the rational explanations for natural phenomena, the political interpretation of science often leads to chaos. On this program, Chris Mooney discussed the Republican War on Science.
Keywords: science; politics; Republicans
Downloads: 4,012
[audio]Science and Spirituality -- Groks Science Show 2006-11-08 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Biological research often encounters vocal opposition from both sides of the political spectrum. On this program, Prof. Lee Silver discussed the clash of science and spirituality in biological research.
Keywords: science; spirituality
Downloads: 4,082
[audio]Science Beyond the Headlines -- Groks Science Show 2003-04-23 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The popular coverage of science in the media is often limited to the superficial descriptions of "flashy" discoveries, leaving in depth examination of critical issues unexplored. This program featured a discussion of the science beyond the headlines.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 4,086
[audio]Science Education -- Groks Science Show 2002-12-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The Exploravision project encourages children's interest in science by offering a unique competition designed to promote creative thinking. On this program, the director of the program discussed the project and what kids can do to enter.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,060
[audio]Science Fiction Films -- Groks Science Show 2004-07-21 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Science fiction films provide a unique forum for showcasing our hopes, fears, and dreams. But, to what degree does science matter in science fiction? We probed this issue on this weeks episode with Gregg Rickmann, editor of The Science Fiction Film Reader.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,657
[audio]Science in Fiction -- Groks Science Show 2005-05-04 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Scientists draw their inspiration from many sources, and a common one is science fiction. On this program, Prof. Gregory Benford, physicist and SF novelist, discussed science fiction writing and its influence on scientific inquiry.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 4,245
[audio]Science Journalism -- Groks Science Show 2002-04-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Communicating developments in science and technology to the public at large is essential to establishing a science literate populace. However, translating the sometimes obscure jargon of the trade can be a challenge. This show examined this role of science journalism.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 265
[audio]Science Lexicon -- Groks Science Show 2006-05-24 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Understanding the key concepts in science requires a knowledge of the language of science. On this program, Steve Kleinedler discussed science words every college graduate should know.
Keywords: science; vocabulary
Downloads: 5,234
[audio]Science Literacy -- Groks Science Show 2004-03-24 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Everyday events are readily explained within a scientific framework, yet science literacy is still quite low. On this program, Curt Suplee discussed everyday science education.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,373
[audio]Science of Oakland -- Groks Science Show 2013-10-09 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
What happens when old friends meet again? Wildness ensues. On this episode, our man on the street Vikram Kulkarni, joins us to talk about the science of Oakland.
Keywords: Nobel Prizes; gravity; nuclear power; high-speed rail; MBSR; stress relief; iPhone
Downloads: 749
[audio]Science Policy -- Groks Science Show 2003-01-15 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The operation of the scientific enterprise relies on complex interactions between scientific institution, the government, and the public. In this milieu, science policy issues are formed. On this program, Prof. David Baltimore, the president of Caltech, discussed some current science policy issues.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,654
[audio]Science Review -- Groks Science Show 2005-11-09 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The Science Review publishes articles on the complete range of science and engineering activity occuring on the campus. On this episode, Charlie Emrich and Jess Porter, editors at the BSR, discussed science journalism.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 4,127
[audio]Science versus Religion -- Groks Science Show 2010-11-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The continued clashes between science and religion over the theory of evolution appears to have no middle ground for agreement. But, can these two worldviews be reconciled? On this program, Ron Frost discussed the debate over evolution.
Keywords: science; evolution; biology; religion; groks
Downloads: 4,249 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Science Year in Review -- Groks Science Show 2004-12-29 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The 2004 year in science led to developments ranging from private space flight to cloned cats. On this program, we recapped the year in science with Popular Science editor, Suzanne Kantra.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 4,690
[audio]Scientific Faith -- Groks Science Show 2007-10-31 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Science relies on empirical evidence to support its central theories and tenets, while religious belief relies on the faith of the believer. Can these two separate worldviews be reconciled? On this program, Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute discussed science and religious faith.
Keywords: science; religion; faith
Downloads: 4,207
[audio]Scientific Philosophy -- Groks Science Show 2012-10-24 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
What can science tell us about the weighty philosophical questions in life? Can science and philosophy be combined? On this program, Prof. Massimo Pigliucci discusses the combination of science and philosophy.
Keywords: science; philosophy; morality; groks
Downloads: 2,229
[audio]Scientific Religion -- Groks Science Show 2006-07-26 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The Templeton prize is awarded every year for advances in our understanding of the intersection of religion and science. On this program, Nobel laureate Prof. Charles Townes from U.C. Berkeley joined to discuss science, religion, and the Templeton prize.
Keywords: science; physics; religion
Downloads: 4,135
[audio]Sea Change -- Groks Science Show 2014-03-19 - Tom Stewart
The ocean is changing rapidly. Sophie McCoy explains her research on how these changes are affecting the marine ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest
Keywords: science; oceanography; groks
Downloads: 1,127
[audio]Seahorses and Jellyfish and Copepods, Oh My! -- Groks Science Show 2013-02-05 - Chenan Zhang
Dr. Brad Gemmell gives us a glimpse into the secret predatory lives of seahorses, and describes how we are getting ideas from the anatomy of the jellyfish for designing vehicles for water and air travel, along with many other ways in which the wonderful world under the sea inspires and teaches us.
Keywords: Groks; Groks Science Show; Brad Gemmell; Marine Science; Seahorse; Jellyfish; Predation
Downloads: 936
[audio]Search Engines -- Groks Science Show 2004-08-25 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The hype surrounding the Google IPO may have overshadowed the vast number of competing search engines. On this program, we examined one such search engine called Blinkx.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,285
[audio]Searls, Barrett, Ratcliffe and Suitt - Effective Political Blogging [DigiDemo 2004] - Searls, Barrett, Ratcliffe and Suitt
Blogging is the voice of the revolution. Unscripted, bottom up -- blogging lets people on the ground tell their own stories -- while syndication technology gives wide readership and lets news and insights bubble up to the top. This session will teach participants the essentials of successful blogging. What works. What doesn't. How to track the conversation flow and measure the impact of your own contributions using tools like feedster, technorati, blogdex and daypop...
Keywords: Conference Proceedings; Digital Democracy 2004
Downloads: 516
[movies]Sebastian Luetgert @ WOS 3 - Video - WOS3 StreamTeam
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Art as Anticopyright Activism Sebastian Luetgert Media Artist and Activist, Creator of Rolux and textz.comtextz.com, Berlin
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 383
[audio]Sebastian Lütgert @ WOS 3 - Audio - WOS3 StreamTeam
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Art as Anticopyright Activism Sebastian Lütgert Media Artist and Activist, Creator of Rolux and textz.comtextz.com, Berlin
Keywords: Wizards of OS 3
Downloads: 241
[audio]Seduction -- Groks Science Show 2002-01-16 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Seduction is a complicated process in humans that seemingly defies explanation. However, application of the methods of neuro-linguistic programming has removed some of the mystery. This program featured an interview with Mr. Ross Jeffries discussing his ideas on seduction.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 904
[audio]Seismographic Monitoring -- Groks Science Show 2005-02-16 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
While nothing can undo the devastation caused by the recent tsunami disaster in southeast asia, improvements in global monitoring of seismic activity may lessen the effects of future events. On this program, Prof. Jeffrey Park discussed seismographic monitoring.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 5,917
[audio]Self-Driving Cars -- Groks Science Show 2013-09-04
Today we talk with Dr. Steve Underwood of the Connected Vehicle Proving Center at the University of Michigan, Dearborn. With several car companies promising to release nearly self-driving cars in the next decade, it's a good time to discuss what these cars actually do and how they might benefit us. Dr. Underwood tells us about why we might want a self-driving car, the state of the industry, and what we can expect in the near future. 
Keywords: groks; groks science show Self-driving cars; autonomous vehicles; connected vehicle proving center; Steve Underwood
Downloads: 1,616
[audio]Serenity -- Groks Science Show 2010-01-06 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Severe anxiety can be a debilitating condition. Although medications are often the common form of treatment, other methods are available for achieving a more serene lifestyle. On this program, Steve Pavilanis discussed these methods for achieving a Life Less Anxious.
Keywords: science; anxiety; panic attacks; serenity; groks
Downloads: 3,127
[audio]Sexual Evolution of Intelligence -- Groks Science Show 2003-10-29 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
How did human intelligence evolve? On this program, Dr. Leonard Shlain discussed how female sexuality may have played a key role in this process.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,712
[audio]Sexual Identity and Social Media -- Groks Science Show 2011-05-25 - Emma Wyatt
University of Chicago associate professor of gynecology and obstetrics and chief of Family Planning, Dr. Melissa Gilliam joins us to discuss sexual health in young people. Everything from race/ethnicity to political persuasion and social media is discussed in terms of how the younger generations think about sex, health, and identity.
Keywords: sexual health; sexual identity; social media; pediatric gynecology; science; groks
Downloads: 3,107
[audio]Shakespeare and the Brain -- Groks Science Show 2003-07-16 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Shakespeare's insights into the human condition also reflect fundamental operating processes of the human brain. On this show, we explored the link between Shakespeare's work and modern neuroscience.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,991
[movies]Shu-Kun Lin @ WOS 3 - Video - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Science I. Publishing Shu-Kun Lin President of Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI.org), Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Open Access Journal "Molecules", Basel
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 207
[audio]Silent Earthquakes -- Groks Science Show 2006-12-27 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Most of us know earthquakes by their ground breaking nature but what has intrigued seismologists recently are silent earthquakes. On this program, Paul Segall discussed the significance of these imperceptible ground movements. Chuck McMinn also joined us to discuss combined heat and power energy systems at his winery Vineyard 29.
Keywords: science; earthquakes; seismology; energy
Downloads: 4,208
[movies]Simon Carless @ WOS 3 Video - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Open Archives: Games Simon Carless, software curator at the Internet Archive, San Jose
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 133
[audio]Singularity Economics -- Groks Science Show 2012-11-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The technological singularity is the idea of a vast increase in intelligence arising from technological advances. How will such a singularity affect global economics? On this program, Prof. James D. Miller discussed the economic impacts of a technological singularity.
Keywords: science; singularity; kurzweil; technology; groks
Downloads: 2,050
[audio]Sink Mystery -- Groks Science Show 2013-06-12 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
They surround us. They live in us. They are bacteria. Some cause diseases, others produce cheese. Yet, the majority of bacteria on our planet have not been identified. On this program, Jeffrey McLean discusses the genomic sequencing of this dark matter of life.
Keywords: PM 61; bacteria; biofilm; JCVI; Craig Venter; microbes
Downloads: 1,756
[audio]Sino Japanese Internet Relations -- Groks Science Show 2005-06-08 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The 21st century is regarded by many as the Pacific Century. But, the emergence of China as a superpower offers opportunities and risks. In this roundtable, Takesato Watanabe, Adam Gamble, Scott Savitt, and Richard Kiwata discusses Japan-China relations, their respective media, and the power of the internet to transform their relationship.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,903
[audio]Sino Japanese Relations -- Groks Science Show 2005-05-05 - Frank Ling
Full roundtable discussion with Professor Takesato Watanabe, Adam Gamble, Scott Savitt, and Richard Kiwata on Japan-China issues in the 21st century including nationalism, integrity in journalism, internet media
Keywords: Political
Downloads: 339
[audio]Sino-US Technology Relations -- Groks Science Show 2007-12-19 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The relationship between China and the United States has far reaching implications in terms of politics, economics, and technology. On this program, Prof. June Dreyer from the University of Miami discussed Sino-US relations.
Keywords: science; china; US; relations
Downloads: 5,537
[audio]Size Biology -- Groks Science Show 2007-02-07 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Size matters... especially in biology. But the dimensions of living organisms are often disregarded, while it is arguably essential to their study. On this program, Prof. John Tyler Bonner discussed why size matters in biology.
Keywords: science; size; biology
Downloads: 4,289
[audio]Sleep Diet -- Groks Science Show 2013-03-13 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Americans eat too much. They drink too much. They just about do everything in excess, except sleep. On this program, Prof. Kenneth Wright discussed how lack of sleep influences our metabolism and its effect on weight gain.
Keywords: sleep, circadian, weight gain, metabolism, melatonin
Downloads: 2,087
[audio]Smart Medicine -- Groks Science Show 2011-06-15 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Advances in information technology are revolutionizing the way medicine is practiced. Team-based and patient-centered models have begun to modernize medicine for both doctors and patients. On this program, William Hanson discussed Smart Medicine.
Keywords: science; medicine; groks
Downloads: 2,799
[audio]Snake Oil Science -- Groks Science Show 2008-02-13 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Complementary and alternative medicine claims cures for ailments spanning the range from allergies to cancer. But, does scientific research support any of these claims? On this program, Prof. R. Barker Bausell discussed the problems with complementary and alternative therapies.
Keywords: science; alternative medicine; biostatistics
Downloads: 5,203
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